Tag Archives: Italian newspapers

Everyday Italian: Newspaper Headlines 9

upper left: The hospital has waste 8 million [euros] and meanwhile cuts more beds – “I saw again in Lecco the gypsy women who wanted to kidnap my daughter.” lower left: Tragedy: Drowns in the sea the wife of Luigi Belmonte – All the school results, one first-year in three is flunked lower center: [Driver’s] Read More…

upper left: The hospital has waste 8 million [euros] and meanwhile cuts more beds – “I saw again in Lecco the gypsy women who wanted to kidnap my daughter.”

lower left: Tragedy: Drowns in the sea the wife of Luigi Belmonte – All the school results, one first-year in three is flunked

lower center: [Driver’s] license points: the city government [is] forgetful – Lungolago [lakeside road]: motorcycles [being] stolen – city govrnment changes delegates [? political term I’m not sure of]

lower center 2: Hospital: Millions in damage for services – Usury: the chancellor speaks – Lecco [football team] has a new coach [In Italy, soccer coaches are called “Mister”. Tim Parks theorizes that this is because the first ones in Italy came from English.]

lower right: The defense of the Colombo [family]: “We are not loan sharks.” – Stadium, white smoke the Lecco [team] signs up for the C1 [league – the local football team has won a place in a higher league, necessitating a hasty upgrade of the stadium to bring it up to safety standards for the expected larger and more illustrious crowds. The white smoke refers to the tradition of sending up a puff of white smoke from the Vatican when a new pope has been chosen.]

Everyday Italian: Newspaper Headlines 8

upper left: The animator becomes a profession Luna Ross effect: boom in sign-ups for sailing school yellow sign: Text books: elementary, middle school, high school – for all the schools lower left: Free: Map of Engadina [a mountain] No. 1 Rivers of Cocaine from the Balkans Local health authority in alarm: tuberculosis returns lower center: Read More…

upper left: The animator becomes a profession
Luna Ross effect: boom in sign-ups for sailing school

yellow sign: Text books: elementary, middle school, high school – for all the schools

lower left: Free: Map of Engadina [a mountain] No. 1
Rivers of Cocaine from the Balkans
Local health authority in alarm: tuberculosis returns

lower center: Free: Map of Engadina [a mountain] No. 1
The height of Golfari, the hells of [Ms.] Brambilla
Loan-sharking: first confessions

lower right: Carabinieri: “More thefts and robberies”
Germanedo – streets and cleaning – the neighborhood feels neglected
Insert: Housing Market

Lecco goes to the final and makes the fans dream
In Barro [a local mountain] auto in flames – driver in very serious condition

right: Schools: Historic principals and directors retire
Football: Lecco team wins and embarks on the final

Everyday Italian: Newspaper Headlines 7

The Assessor [a position in municipal government]: “I’m gay and I don’t hide [myself]” “I’m selling a kidney to pay the loan sharks” Professor Valsecchi, pillar of Badoni [a school], dead The [Teachers’] Council of the [Liceo] Classico Votes No-Confidence in the Principal [Private] “high” parties become a problem (sballo refers to getting high, whether Read More…

The Assessor [a position in municipal government]: “I’m gay and I don’t hide [myself]”

“I’m selling a kidney to pay the loan sharks”

Professor Valsecchi, pillar of Badoni [a school], dead

The [Teachers’] Council of the [Liceo] Classico Votes No-Confidence in the Principal

Italian newspaper headlines

[Private] “high” parties become a problem (sballo refers to getting high, whether on drugs or alcohol)

Cemeteries too full – the priest says “Have yourselves cremated”

Entrepreneur dies squashed in factory

The leg of the “Giro” [d’Italia – bicycle race] in the city: the hours when they will pass

Giornale di Lecco – denounces

Gang of foreigners [demands money from] the students – gigantic fight in the station

Don Gaudenzio Corno [a priest] leaves Lecco to go to Meda

Everyday Italian: Newspaper Headlines 6

Alarm INAIL [Istituto Nazionale per l’Assicurazione contro gli Infortuni sul Lavoro – National Institute for Insurance against Accidents at Work] SOS [Emergency] Accidents at work 15 per day With whom and how to go to Rome to the “Family Day”* *Italy’s political right is organizing this demonstration “in support of the family” – that is, Read More…

Alarm INAIL [Istituto Nazionale per l’Assicurazione contro gli Infortuni sul Lavoro – National Institute for Insurance against Accidents at Work]
SOS [Emergency] Accidents
at work
15 per day

With whom and how to
go to Rome
to the “Family Day”*

*Italy’s political right is organizing this demonstration “in support of the family” – that is, the right’s (and the Catholic Church’s) idea of the “traditional” family. If it’s so traditional, why can’t they find Italian words to describe their demonstration?

This little local paper Il Resegone (named for the local mountain) evidently supports the idea.

Everyday Italian: Newspaper Headlines 5

Trash in Lecco: New Collection And More Expensive Tax Lecco like the USA: the 24 hour store is coming [To which I say: yay!] Left: Hangs himself under the railway bridge at only 24 years because he’s gay. [Yes, it happens here, too, sadly.] Colombo trial: Gilardi names Lecco’s leading citizens. Right: Loan-sharking: Half of Read More…

Trash in Lecco:

New Collection

And More Expensive Tax

Lecco like the USA:

the 24 hour store is coming

[To which I say: yay!]
Italian newspaper headlines

Left: Hangs himself under the railway bridge at only 24 years because he’s gay. [Yes, it happens here, too, sadly.]

Colombo trial: Gilardi names Lecco’s leading citizens.

Right: Loan-sharking: Half of Lecco trembles

Crash on motorcycle: No hope for 20-year-old Lecchese